Preservation Delaware to hold online workshop on June 3, 2020.
State’s largest trees includes a Nordmann fir and tamarack at Buena Vista, and a Douglas fir at Belmont Hall.
Qualifications We are looking for volunteers who work well within a team and have an interest and/or knowledge or skills in basic gardening, ornamental horticulture, or general plant-related topics. Experience or education in horticulture is a plus! This opportunity may also suitable for groups! Sites Various sites throughout the state of Delaware, including our museum […]
Agastache foeniculumAnise HyssopHeight: 2-3 ft.USDA Hardiness Zone: 6-9 Aster oblongifolius‘Raydon’s Favorite’Height: 2-3 ft.Spread: 1 ft.USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-7 Baptisia australisHeight: 3-4 ft.Spread: 3-4 ft.USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-8 Calamagrostis x acutifolia‘Avalanche’Height: 4-5 ft.Spread: 2 ft.USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-9 Coreopsis auriculata‘Nana’Height: 8-12 in.USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-9 Panicum virgatum‘Heavy Metal’Height: 2-4 ftSpread: 2-3 ft.USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-9 Pennisetum […]
The practice of maintaining a green open space in the middle of a village or more populated environment began hundreds of years ago in England. The green was an open area of land within a settlement where the citizens could go for exercise, to graze livestock in a secure area, where markets were held, where […]
Virtual Tour of the New Castle Green Not able to make it to New Castle to view all of the stately trees and historic buildings? No problem, check out the virtual tour of the historic New Castle Green. “Serenity on the St. Jones: A Formal Garden Restored” Take a look into the restoration of the […]
A Formal Garden Restored The John Dickinson Plantation may not look exactly as it did 200 years ago, but it still gives the feeling of the 18th century. In 1954, Alden Hopkins, who helped design gardens for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, designed a Colonial Revival garden for the plantation. The formal garden was installed during […]
New employees include two members of the Horticulture Team and an addition to the staff of the Buena Vista conference/event center.
Thirty-one-year veteran works in the division’s Horticulture Team.
Holiday display through December 2016 features preserved flowers, fruit, evergreen branches and other plant material.